President Obama yesterday calling out Kamala Harris as, "by far, the best-looking Attorney General," was, unquestionably, an odd moment. It was a clunky thing to do for a man with strong reputations as both an egalitarian and a glib orator; it'd be akin to watching Richard Petty driving slowly in th ... More >>
Earlier this year, before Iggy Pop was aware that he'd broken his foot during a Stooges show in Romania, he had a delightful, cuss-filled conversation with us from his home in the Cayman Islands. Afterward, when Pop found out that his foot was seriously busted, the band rescheduled its S.F. dates to ... More >>
Iggy and the StoogesMusic stories from SF Weekly's latest print edition: "Slightly Damaged": A Conversation with Iggy Pop: After two rings, a gravelly voice picks up the phone and mutters a chewy "hello." There's no publicist or handler -- this is Iggy Pop himself, taking press calls at wh ... More >>
Iggy Pop at a Stooges gig this summer. Via Facebook Turns out Iggy Pop is mortal: After breaking two bones in his foot during a Stooges' show in Romania, the shirtless madman canceled all four of the band's upcoming West Coast dates, including the shows planned for Sept. 12 and 13 at the Warf ... More >>
Major public transit agencies around the country — including San Francisco's — may pay billions for risky deals with bankers.
Muni's bogus tax shelter and theGuardian's bogus lawsuit.
How U.S. financial firms -- including Bank of America -- allegedly abetted a multibillion-dollar fraud, and how U.S. regulators are letting them get away with it
Week of November 19, 2003
How the state public employees' retirement system and the politically connected Carlyle Group profit from defense
After mortgaging our future in an orgy of budget-related borrowing, the Legislature hatches new orgiastic plans: sleazy tax shelters
WARNING: Gov. Davis' plan to use tobacco lawsuit money to fill a budget gap is dangerous to our financial health
Previous "creative financing" debacles should haunt city officials who've approved a risky $1 billion lease of Muni streetcars
Why is Muni in such a hurry to win approval for a blindingly complex, potentially risky, $1 billion plan to privatize the city's rail fleet?
As we prepare to retaliate for last week's atrocities, let's take time to be sure of our targets
Are San Francisco International Airport managers running Honduras' airports? If so, why?
Sutter Health, which owns one of California's largest hospital empires, is a nonprofit, tax-exempt charity. Critics wonder why Sutter dispenses so little charity, and vacuums so much profit, from the hospitals it acquires.